Books by Will Thomas

LETHAL PURSUIT by Will Thomas
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 12, 2019

"Even the most observant reader will be surprised at the final twists and turns and hope for another case soon."
It should be a simple and prestigious job for two London private enquiry agents: At the prime minister's request, they are to transport a satchel to a courier waiting in Calais. But when the agents are Caleb Barker and Thomas Llewelyn, it's no surprise that mayhem, sabotage, and even murder will ensue. Read full book review >
BLOOD IS BLOOD  by Will Thomas
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 13, 2018

"As Thomas shifts the focus of his period franchise (Old Scores, 2017, etc.) to a second-fiddle investigator, his hero gathers confidence through every step of a dangerous case."
An assistant detective in Victorian London finally makes his mark. Read full book review >
OLD SCORES by Will Thomas
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 3, 2017

"The latest of Thomas' Victorian gems (Hell Bay, 2016, etc.) is a shocker, cleverly weaving historical tidbits about Japan into Barker's slowly revealed past."
A 19th-century case of murder casts a detective as both hunter and hunted. Read full book review >
HELL BAY by Will Thomas
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 4, 2016

"Thomas (Anatomy of Evil, 2015, etc.) supplies plenty of suspects and red herrings, ratcheting up the tension steadily as he winnows the targets to make this period adventure one of his best."
A Victorian mystery that rewrites And Then There Were None with a very different ending. Read full book review >
ANATOMY OF EVIL by Will Thomas
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 12, 2015

"The latest rehash of the Ripper case is packed with historical detail and is interesting enough as a police procedural but contains no surprises."
In 1888, two private inquiry agents become involved in one of Scotland Yard's most infamous cases. Read full book review >
FATAL ENQUIRY by Will Thomas
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 13, 2014

"Cyrus' sixth (The Black Hand, 2008, etc.) is a page-turner in which a more physically imposing Holmes and a more intellectual Watson dominate a thrilling but less-than-mysterious tale."
A villain from his past almost destroys the life of a Victorian private enquiry agent. Read full book review >
THE BLACK HAND by Will Thomas
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 2008

"Thomas's detectives (The Hellfire Conspiracy, 2007, etc.) offer value even when adventures like this offer less mystery than historical thrills."
Victorian sleuths Barker and Llewelyn have their hands full when the Mafia invades London. Read full book review >
THE HELLFIRE CONSPIRACY by Will Thomas
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 10, 2007

"Thomas (To Kingdom Come, 2005, etc.) cleverly develops his characters' personalities while maintaining his marvelously wrought descriptions of a bygone era."
The disappearance of a middle-class child in 1885 London reveals the existence of a brutal serial killer. Read full book review >
TO KINGDOM COME by Will Thomas
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 2, 2005

"As in the sleuths' debut (Some Danger Involved, 2004), stick figures speak wooden dialogue amid beautifully rendered period settings."
Victorian sleuths Barker and Llewelyn battle the fighting (mad) Irish. Read full book review >
SOME DANGER INVOLVED by Will Thomas
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2004

"Thomas's dark and dangerous London, impeccably researched, comes alive much more fully than his bland and underimagined cast. "
A private eye hits the mean streets of Victorian London. Read full book review >